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Blue Lotus Tea

Blue Lotus tea is a simple herbal tea with just two ingredients, including the blue lotus flower, a magical medicinal plant that has been used since ancient Egyptian times.
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Egyptian
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 1kcal
Author: Kristen Wood
Cost: 0.50


  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 dried blue lotus flowers about 5 grams


  • Using a pot or a kettle, bring the water to a boil.
  • If using a pot, turn off the heat, place the flowers in the pot and place a lid on. If using a mug, place the flowers in the mug, pour the boiling water over them and then cover the mug with a saucer. Let steep for 15 minutes.
  • Strain the flowers (or keep them if you prefer!) and enjoy!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 1kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.1g | Protein: 0.04g | Potassium: 7mg | Vitamin A: 78IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.03mg